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Identification

Comparisons 

Guide to identifying the   differences between water voles  and brown rats.

Water Vole

  • chocolate-brown fur
    • blunt nose
    • small ears
    • dark feet
    • short, fur-covered, dark tail

Rat

  • greyish fur
  • sharply-pointed nose
  • ears that stick up & white feet
  • long-pink-grey naked tail